Synonyms for bowling

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I found the plant quite frequently, in the woods about Bowling Green.

"Bowling him over with those long sentences was what fetched me," cried Evie.

I don't know where I'll put you, unless it's the bowling alley, but I guess that's your size.

Dulwich were disposed of for 67, largely owing to the bowling of Pearson.

When within ten miles of Bowling Green the guns opened in our front.

To-morrow we start for Bowling Green, our division in the lead.

The shot roll up the Murfreesboro pike like balls on a bowling alley.

The batsmen were evidently far too much at home with the bowling.

They tried, I think, to bustle him by the rapid succession of their bowling.

Columbus will not get at Grant, but the force from Bowling Green will.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, originally "playing at bowls," verbal noun from bowl (v.). Bowling alley is from 1550s.

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